On March 26, the SEC announced that it was going to award a total of $50 million to two whistleblowers who assisted in an enforcement action. They provided the SEC with very important information which allowed the SEC to take action. One whistleblower was awarded $13 million, and the other one was awarded $37 million. The $37 million is the SEC’S third-highest award.
This situation shows how important whistleblowers are to the SEC. This investigation, and other previous investigations, would have never come to resolutions without information from whistleblowers. Continue reading